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Know resting vitals before starting a workout program
A certified personal trainer can help you get the most out of your exercise program by administering a full health analysis, but some assessments can be done on your own, Ted Santaniello writes.
Grasping the concept of hand strength
Developing your grip can help overall body function, columnist Ted Santaniello writes.
Diabetic alert dog a pleasant addition to family
With recent arrival of Banting, the last few weeks have been filled with learning, dog treats and many blood tests, Dr. Jonathan Beach writes.
Serve up healthy snacks for hungry kids
Choosing healthy snack foods can be difficult, but going back to the basics can make snack choices easier and healthier, Jordy Kivett writes.
Weak shoulders can lead to surgery down the road
Shoulder wear and tear can be prevented by paying attention to your core and posture, as well as taking the time to strengthen the small internal muscles of the joint itself, Ted Santaniello writes.
Tips and tricks on wart removal
More than 50 percent of children will get a wart at some time, Dr. Lewis First writes.
Don't forget fridge, cupboards when spring cleaning
Food often builds up in our cupboards, refrigerators and freezers. Spring is as good a time as any to sift through your inventory and purge the old products, Jordy Kivett writes.
DADs can be diabetic's best friend
Diabetic Alert Dogs are trained to detect changes in a patient's blood sugar by scent, and with proper training, these animals can pick up on changes 20 to 30 minutes before the event occurs, Dr. Jonathan Beach writes.
Joint replacements easier with regular exercise
Most people are unaware that exercising regularly may help improve the success of orthopedic joint-replacement surgery, Ted Santaniello writes.
Improving nutrition without breaking your budget
It can be hard to eat well on a budget, but with a little planning, healthy eating is an option for everyone, writes columnist Jordy Kivett.
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